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Jaguar Spotting

Drake Bay

The odds of seeing a jaguar are slim, but...

Wax palms, surreal landscape, and chocolate with cheese

Salento

Really enjoyed the hike through Valle de Cocora. The...

Whale watching off Puerto Lopez is great but don't stay there

Puerto Lopez

The whale watching off Puerto Lopez was spectacular. We...

Laguna De Apoyo - Day or Overnight trip from Granada

Laguna De Apoyo

Laguna De Apoyo is a crater 30 minutes from...

Authentic over-night jungle experience

Gunzi

Tei Wei (til you're tired) tourist camp in the...

Paramaribo's Sunday morning bird singing competition was intense!

Paramaribo

The bird singing competition is held on the capitol...

Mexico to Belize Border Crossing at Chetumal

Chetumal

Border name: Santa Elena or simply Chetumal Between cities:...

Biking Lake Brienz in Interlaken

Interlaken

After spending all of our money rafting, diving, and...

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Exploring Nerja and Frigliana

Exploring Nerja and Frigliana

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Sleeping at La Flor with the turtles

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Be Alert in Cafes Too

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Silver Dolphin guesthouse

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